Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference 2021

External Event - 25th to 26th Mar 2021

Attracting in excess of 200  basic scientists and clinical scientists involved in neuromuscular disease research, this event is designed as a scientific meeting to promote and share cutting edge clinical and scientific advances in the neuromuscular field, and to encourage new research and collaborations. The event will include invited guest lectures with Q&A, research posters, and flash presentations from early-career scientists.

Programme will include:

  • "Developing Therapies in neuropathies”. Dr Charlotte Sumner, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
  • "Intrathecal AAV for Giant Axonal Neuropathy: lessons learned” Carsten Bönnemann, M.D. NIH, USA
  • "RNA therapeutics for neuromuscular and neurological conditions” Professor Adrian Krainer, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, USA
  • "Spinal Muscular Atrophy : A lethal disorder that is disappearing for 3 years (in Southern Belgium)” Prof Laurent Servais, Oxford University
  • "New therapies in ALS"  Professor Dame Pamela Shaw, Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN)
  • "The origins of mtDNA mutations: implications for neuromuscular disease" Professor Patrick Chinnery, Cambridge University, UK
  • "Gene Modifiers" Elizabeth McNally, M.D, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA

  • Poster and Platform presentations

This event is open at no cost to delegates who meet one or more of the following criteria:

Employed in clinical practice, post-graduate study or post-graduate research in the field of biomedicine in i) the NHS or equivalent overseas health service, or ii) in the UK or overseas higher education research environment

After you have submitted your registration, we may ask you for evidence that you meet the above criteria. If we are unable to establish that you meet the criteria above, we reserve the right to cancel your free registration and not provide you with a log-in to the event

Pharmaceutical companies wishing to register delegates should contact

Charities/patient groups wishing to register representatives should contact

To register, click here.

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